On This Day in Rock: April 2
In 1955, Elvis Presley (with Scotty Moore and Bill Black), Slim Whitman, Hoot and Curley, Johnny Horton, Tibby Edwards and Floyd Cramer all appear at the Louisiana Hayride broadcast from Shreveport Auditorium in Shreveport, Louisiana, and shown on KWKH Television.
In 1970, Phil Spector completes final editing and mixing for The Beatles Let It Be album, 16 months after the Get Back project had begun.
And in 1977, Fleetwood Mac rockets to No.1 on the US album chart with Rumours. The album is Fleetwood Mac’s most successful release; along with winning the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 1978, the record has sold over 45 million copies worldwide.